The Federal Government has announced it has no plans to cap tax deductions for self-education. According to the Treasurer: “The Government will not proceed with Labor’s announcement to put a $2,000 cap on the amount people can deduct as self-education expenses, including training and educational...
PACFA has commenced consultations on the proposal for a new structure for PACFA and its member associations. PACFA is inviting CAPA NSW Members to provide your feedback about the restructure proposal by taking a few minutes to complete the short Member Survey....
PACFA has produced a Position Statement stating its principles for the provision of therapeutic support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals and their families who: "are subject to significant pressures and discrimination based on their sexual orienta...
The National Mental Health Commission has launched its Pilot Contributing Life Online Survey designed for people with a lived experience of mental health issues, their families and support people. The Pilot Contributing Life Online Survey seeks information about: what helps people to experience a go...
PACFA has launched a fundraising appeal to support its campaign for government recognition. Through the Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (ARCAP), PACFA has been lobbying the Federal Government for greater recognition of our profession. The campaign goal is to achieve Medicare ...
WorkCover NSW has asked CAPA NSW to update our Members about recent changes: "WorkCover NSW is undertaking a review of its allied health provider framework. This review includes the mandatory WorkCover NSW psychologists and counsellors training course. As a result of this review, it has been decided...
Dr Alex L. Pieterse PhD of Monash University’s Counselling Psychology Program invites you to participate in a research study exploring the role of therapist self-awareness in the psychotherapy process. Participants must be mental health clinicians who are currently providing counselling or psychot...
The government has deferred its decision on the $2,000 cap on self-education expenses until July 2015. This is great progress for the Campaign against the cap, in which PACFA and CAPA NSW members participated....
Following PACFA’s campaign for private health insurance rebates for counselling and psychotherapy, Medibank Private has introduced two new health insurance products (Family Essentials and Family Comprehensive) for families. The products include package bonuses that cover rebates for counselling. T...
The dates for the next scheduled Mental Health Training Course, run jointly by PACFA and University of Canberra, are 19 August – 1 September 2013. The course costs $220 including GST for PACFA registrants and members of PACFA Member Associations. Visit PACFA’s website for information about the M...
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